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Ask a question.... / Re: Recipe for 'Tater Ash'
« on: February 26, 2018, 10:55 AM »
During the war Tater ash was left overs from week end at our house.

Talking about Ashton / Re: New building in photos
« on: January 13, 2018, 11:05 AM »
On the radio that the builders are going broke  over 1.5 Billion in debt

Talking about Ashton / Re: roxy
« on: January 02, 2018, 10:44 AM »
I remember Tommy Bennett seem to do abit of every thing  Mrs Woodcock she lived on Hope st and a good looking red head  that worked in the box office Happy Days

Talking about Ashton / Re: New building names
« on: September 13, 2017, 09:49 AM »
Carrillion also lost a 500 million contract in Oxford which knocked the share price   

Talking about Ashton / Re: New building update
« on: September 12, 2017, 07:57 PM »
Hope it fire proof ??

Genealogy / Passchendaele
« on: August 01, 2017, 10:19 AM »
My son Ian and Grandson Jacob were at the Medin Gate yesterday to lay a wreath my Uncle Ernest Bardsley was killed in the battle one 100 years ago
Ernest joined up when he was to young and was sent home from France,and went back to work at the Snipe pit till he was old enough to going back to his
mates in 2/9 Battalion Manchester Regiment  RIP

Genealogy / Re: Who do you think you are
« on: July 17, 2017, 08:03 PM »
I don't think they had done much research  on clogs in the mills I never saw a damp floor it always seem hot to me.  But found it interesting having been to Sovereign Hill

Genealogy / Who do you think you are
« on: July 16, 2017, 07:21 PM »
Did any one watch the the program with Craig Revel Horwood we didnt find out until the near end that some of his forefathers came from Ashton they were called Shaw, and he most have taken his clogs with him to Aus

Round and About / Re: old music hall
« on: May 19, 2017, 08:44 PM »
Also the Queens was not much better than the Star

General Discussion / Re: In, Out, Shake It All About?
« on: April 26, 2017, 07:59 PM »
Son of Nomad I think you are forgetting the national debt we had a 50 years paying back back for the 1939-1946 war which is now done but we are still in debt

Talking about Ashton / RODO Brushes
« on: April 06, 2017, 07:59 PM »
I started work in 1946 and the firm I was working for went to Rodo brushes on Old st it was just a small shop and I only saw one man,there may have been more in the back of the shop. Come up to date and one site were the old Asda was a big blue box of a place,then down Lumb lane the same type all blue they go on for ever.and as ugly as Iker. Any one know what they make or import. 

Technical Matters / Re: windows 10
« on: April 06, 2017, 09:49 AM »
Thanks Kiwi that was more help than google and is now working thank you Albert

Technical Matters / Re: windows 10
« on: April 04, 2017, 09:47 AM »
Thanks Kiwi  I should have said I am on a lap top and dont have a mouse

Technical Matters / windows 10
« on: April 03, 2017, 08:56 PM »
I have lost the courser on my window 10 any ideas please

Talking about Ashton / Re: New building coming along nicely
« on: March 02, 2017, 09:10 PM »
Hi jaywit GG lived in the houses down the steps coming back to Hurst Cross they were built before the war and were council houses,
like ours on Leech ave behind the Cake a pie mill

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